I know that the age of consent is 17 in Texas to consent to sexually activity. What year did the age of consent become 17 in Texas?
Family Law Attorney
Without spending a great deal of time researching this, there was a change to the Penal Code 22.011 in 1999 creating the offense for Sexual Assault of a child-- so probably 1999 would be a good guess. You could spend some time researching the legislative history to arrive at the answer to your question.
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